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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Sontag, Susan, -- 1933-

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StatementSohnya Sayres.
The Physical Object
Pagination170p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21396124M
ISBN 10041590031X

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